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An Improved Web Tool to Assess Recombination

PI(s): Breana Hall (University of Washington-Seattle (Seattle,WA))
Start Date: 15-Mar-2014
End Date: 14-May-2014
Keywords: recombination, molecular biology, evolutionary genetics

We propose to design a web tool to assess recombination between genomes of infectious agents. We will develop this tool to identify recombinant forms of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but it will be readily applicable to study the genomes of other infectious agents.